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Teimour Radjabov vs Vassily Ivanchuk
Turin Olympiad (2006), Turin ITA, rd 11, Jun-02
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation. Main Line (B99)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Jun-02-06  percyblakeney: 32. f6 would have won the game for Radjabov, black's best line seems to be 32. ... Rxc2 33. Qg8+ Kd7 34. Qxf7+ Kc6 35. Qxc7+ Kxc7 36. Kxc2 and white is a piece up.
Jun-04-06  cpk: Never seen 13.Bh3 played at this level before. Anyone who knows more about this move?
Jun-04-06  aw1988: It's not bad, speedy development, all very normal...
Jun-04-06  Assassinater: <32. f6 would have won the game for Radjabov, black's best line seems to be 32. ... Rxc2 33. Qg8+ Kd7 34. Qxf7+ Kc6 35. Qxc7+ Kxc7 36. Kxc2 and white is a piece up.>

What's wrong with 35... Rxc7?

Jun-04-06  percyblakeney: <What's wrong with 35... Rxc7?> It can't be played with the king on c6, and 34. ... Kc8 runs into Qe8+ and black will lose the rook after the forced queen exchange.
Jun-04-06  oao2102: See comments at Smyslov-Fischer 1959 for 13 Bh3. Apparently, Fischer thought this move was a mistake.

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